Why I fought for years to ensure the victims of Ireland’s last witch trial are remembered

From left, Martina Devlin, Mayor Alderman Noel Williams and Councillor Maeve Donnelly at the plaque's unveiling

Martina Devlin

It’s not often the wrongs of the past are righted and lingering injustices recognised. But it happened this week when eight women and one man convicted of witchcraft – an invented crime – were commemorated with a public plaque near where the sorcery allegedly took place.